by Omar Reyes
Isaiah 58 “…And if you give yourself to the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted. Then your light will rise in darkness and your gloom will become midday”
The connection of faith and works is missing in contemporary religion. People are finding out how limiting pure private religion is. There is a connection between faith and works; a spirituality of social responsibility. People are asking if faith works!
Isaiah suggests that it is impossible to separate the desire for personal growth from the call for social responsibility. The health and well being of our soul is of the utmost importance, yet can they ever be independent of the health and well being of the world, or the well-being of my neighbor. Read more